Saturday, July 25, 2009

USODA Nationals - Day 2 update

The winds delivered again, as promised, in Hurricane Gulch with another perfect 3 race day at Nationals.

Harry Koeppel tops team LISOT in 5th overall after 6 races with one throwout. LISOT's top 5 sailors also include Holly Tullo in 6th, and 6 points behind Harry; Drew Gallagher in14th; Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick 18th and Lily Katz 20.

Racing started again today at 1300, after a 1 hour postponement for wind. The first race was held in 8-10 knots with a modest chop and 2-3 foot swell. By race 2 the breeze was up to 12 or so, and race 3 of the day was run in a fairly solid 15.

Team LISOT results after 6 races (1 throwout):
5. Harry Koeppel
6. Holly Tullo
14. Drew Gallagher
18. Megan Grapengeter-Rudnick
20. Lily Katz
31. Maeve White
39. Reinier Eenkema van Dijk
42. Ty Ingram
51. Jonathan Lutz
55. Maddie Widmeier
60. Alex DelBello
64. Emma White
71. Matthew Kaplan
86. Sean Walah
108. Forrest Simpson
111. Florian Eenkema van Dijk
131. Travis Bobley
139. Ian Crane

With two long days of sailing ahead, and likly 11 or 12 races, the 4-day maraton regatta is just 1/2 over. Plenty can happen, and will.

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